Gateway Kid SASS# 70038 Life Posted February 24 Share Posted February 24 Asking a legitimate question here. My wife and I closed our business 10 years ago for a lot of reasons. Much happier now! But even then receipt’s for credit card bills were itemized on our monthly statements as to the exact item purchased and its price, not a general dollar figure for the entire purchase. As we issued cards to our employees if a single item was on a prohibited list we created (alcohol or alcoholic beverage with meals or at a package service, streaming services such as porn movies at hotels, others) the entire transaction would be declined until the offending item was paid for by other means first or until after a call was made to our office) We very rarely use credit cards now mostly our debit cards or cash but the two we use, 1 visa and a Sam’s card both itemize individual items as well as a total dollar figure. So my question is if that level of detail was available then (and now) what is to stop any company or government entity from compiling a simple database of what anyone/everyone has purchased these days? And before some jump in and say it is to much info to track, remember that if you call a business and they say something like “this call may be recorded for training purposes” it IS being recorded. While not in the business myself I have worked with a number of people who helped install the software and hardware that made that possible. Have always wondered what they do/did with all that data. Regards and thanks for others insights Gateway Kid 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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